Period
to 10 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for Active Directory skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Active Directory over the 6 months to 10 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 30 17 57
Rank change year-on-year -13 +40 -15
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 26 88 31
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Staffordshire 6.21% 11.62% 3.53%
As % of the System Software category 35.14% 60.69% 46.97%
Number of salaries quoted 24 81 30
Median annual salary £30,000 £34,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £21,450 £19,750 £18,575
90th Percentile £62,625 £47,500 £38,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year - +23.08% -7.14%

Active Directory is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 74 145 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 17.66% 19.15% 7.52%
Number of salaries quoted 69 130 62
Median annual salary £45,000 £35,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.76% -5.33% +29.31%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,250 £21,325
90th Percentile £61,500 £47,550 £62,375
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £42,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.14% +5.63% +9.59%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Staffordshire

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Active Directory in Staffordshire.

Salary trend for Active Directory in Staffordshire

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Active Directory in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Staffordshire

Active Directory
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 10 August 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tamworth +14 8 £26,500 -22.63%
Burton-upon-Trent 0 7 £30,000 -14.29% 2
Stoke-on-Trent -18 4 £40,000 +1.91% 2
Lichfield +22 3 £62,500 +197.62%
Stafford -3 1 £28,000 -23.29%
Active Directory
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 August 2020, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 19 (73.08%) Windows
1 19 (73.08%) VMware
2 17 (65.38%) Microsoft
2 17 (65.38%) Windows Server
3 14 (53.85%) Citrix
4 13 (50.00%) LAN
4 13 (50.00%) WAN
4 13 (50.00%) Office 365
5 12 (46.15%) DHCP
5 12 (46.15%) DNS
6 11 (42.31%) Firewall
6 11 (42.31%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (38.46%) Hyper-V
7 10 (38.46%) Azure
7 10 (38.46%) Cisco
7 10 (38.46%) TCP/IP
8 9 (34.62%) SLA
8 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (30.77%) SAN
9 8 (30.77%) ITIL
9 8 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 7 (26.92%) MS Exchange
10 7 (26.92%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (26.92%) Windows 10
10 7 (26.92%) Dynamics NAV
11 6 (23.08%) WSUS
11 6 (23.08%) Marketing
11 6 (23.08%) FMCG
11 6 (23.08%) IaaS
11 6 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (26.92%) MS Exchange
2 6 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (7.69%) Sitefinity
4 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 13 (50.00%) Office 365
2 10 (38.46%) Azure
3 6 (23.08%) IaaS
4 3 (11.54%) AWS
4 3 (11.54%) SaaS
5 1 (3.85%) G Suite
5 1 (3.85%) Mimecast
5 1 (3.85%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (50.00%) LAN
1 13 (50.00%) WAN
2 12 (46.15%) DHCP
2 12 (46.15%) DNS
3 11 (42.31%) Firewall
4 10 (38.46%) TCP/IP
5 8 (30.77%) SAN
6 5 (19.23%) VPN
7 4 (15.38%) Network Security
8 1 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (3.85%) IPv4
8 1 (3.85%) VLAN
8 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.85%) Power BI
General
1 6 (23.08%) Marketing
2 3 (11.54%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) IT Support
2 6 (23.08%) IT Support Specialist
2 6 (23.08%) Support Specialist
3 4 (15.38%) Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Head of Infrastructure
3 4 (15.38%) Head of IT
3 4 (15.38%) Head of IT Infrastructure
3 4 (15.38%) Head of IT Security
3 4 (15.38%) Head of Security
4 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) IT Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Azure Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Azure Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) FMCG
2 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.54%) Public Cloud
3 2 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.85%) EPoS
4 1 (3.85%) iPad
4 1 (3.85%) iPhone
4 1 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 19 (73.08%) Windows
2 17 (65.38%) Windows Server
3 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (26.92%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 8 (30.77%) ITIL
2 7 (26.92%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (19.23%) Line Management
5 4 (15.38%) Collaborative Working
5 4 (15.38%) Network Design
5 4 (15.38%) Project Roadmap
6 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.54%) Data Protection
6 3 (11.54%) Information Governance
6 3 (11.54%) Information Security
6 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
6 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (7.69%) Change Control
7 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure as Code
7 2 (7.69%) Project Management
8 1 (3.85%) Document Management
8 1 (3.85%) Service Management
8 1 (3.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) C
1 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) MCSA
1 6 (23.08%) MCSE
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (15.38%) CCNA
2 4 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.69%) A+ Certification
4 1 (3.85%) Degree
4 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (34.62%) SLA
2 4 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (11.54%) GDPR
3 3 (11.54%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (42.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (38.46%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.69%) Docker
4 1 (3.85%) Terminal Server
4 1 (3.85%) XenApp
4 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) WSUS
2 4 (15.38%) SCCM
3 2 (7.69%) Backup Exec
3 2 (7.69%) Kubernetes
3 2 (7.69%) Terraform
4 1 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (73.08%) VMware
2 17 (65.38%) Microsoft
3 14 (53.85%) Citrix
4 10 (38.46%) Cisco
5 6 (23.08%) Dell
6 4 (15.38%) Symantec
7 3 (11.54%) NetApp
7 3 (11.54%) Veeam
8 2 (7.69%) Acronis
8 2 (7.69%) HP
9 1 (3.85%) Apple
9 1 (3.85%) Cylance
9 1 (3.85%) Fortinet
9 1 (3.85%) Google
9 1 (3.85%) SAP